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HS5410 - Health Professional Practice in Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to students enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate of Clinical Education, Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education and Master of Health Professional Education or by permission of the Subject Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject provides an opportunity for registered health professionals to develop and formalise their teaching skills specifically related to professional development in the education of health professionals. The subject focuses on the teaching and assessment of professionalism in clinical settings, ie professional knowledge, skills, behaviours and attributes. It is available off-campus on a part-time basis in the mode of flexible delivery.

Learning Outcomes

  • outline and facilitate experiential learning sessions for critical appraisal and evidence- based practice;
  • discuss learning and teaching in relation to clinical reasoning and patient management;
  • discuss models of learning and teaching professionalism in clinical practice;
  • discuss and carry out various methods of assessing professional development and behaviour in practice.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Flexible delivery of lectures and tutorials)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Assessment: assignments (50%); professionalism (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Flexible delivery of lectures and tutorials)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 120 hours - Online lectures, workbooks and readings
Assessment: assignments (50%); project (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.